Hygge Lives

I am enjoying my latest writing assignment as part of a UK team looking at the Danish concept of hygge.  It is a challenge to try see the world through the eyes of a different culture.  There are some strong parallels between life on a Scottish island and the reach for a hygge moment in … Continue reading Hygge Lives

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The island begins to shine

September is my favourite month on the island.  Families have all returned home and the island settles down a wee bit and, more often than not, the sun shines.  I get to walk on the beach alone and park right outside the bank when I need to.  The midges begin to decline and the autumn … Continue reading The island begins to shine

Island creativity

Firstly, I would really like to say a huge thank you for all the lovely messages about the new look Scottish island mum.  I am pleased that you seem to like it and that we continue to grow together as a wee community.  My interactions with my readers are fundamentally precious to me and your … Continue reading Island creativity